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Jenn Gibbons

Undeterred By Assault Two Years Ago, Woman Plans To Circle Lake Michigan On Bicycle

She survived a terrible ordeal two years ago and came back to support a charity important to millions. Now, Jenn Gibbons is back with another endurance test for that important cause.


Brick homes in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Pullman Neighborhood Gets Funds For Home Restoration

The Pullman neighborhood has many iconic buildings, like the Hotel Florence and the Pullman row houses, but some have fallen on hard times in an area with crime fears.


Angel Gowns

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Mother-Daughter Tea Party At A Baker’s Tale

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Cheesecake Lollipops Recipe

Wednesday is National Cheesecake Day and Mark Kovacs and Freddie Turcios from The Cheesecake Factory have an easy recipe that you can try at home.


High Chair Recall

Nearly 3,000 high chairs are being recalled due to a design flaw that could cause children to be strangled.



Cook County Unveils New ‘TIF Viewer’ Tool

Cook County has unveiled a new interactive tool aimed at providing more transparency in revenue collected by Tax Increment Districts.


A group of 89 veterans visits the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., as part of a trip organized by the Honor Flight network. (Credit: CBS)

World War II Vets Make Emotional Journey To Memorial

89 World War II veterans from Chicago just got to make an unforgettable journey, travelling to their memorial in Washington.


The White House (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Winning Soup Recipe Has Palatine Girl Headed To White House

A 12-year-old girl from Palatine is going to the White House to meet First Lady Michelle Obama and as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, her winning recipe has an Illinois connection.


Summer Wedding Trends

Celebrity party planner Debi Lilly shares all of her favorite chic summer gift trends for summer weddings and parties.


Participants run away from Victoriano del Rio Cortes' bulls during the third bull-run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on July 9, 2014. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups (Photo credit: RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Cicero To Host Its Own Running Of The Bulls This Weekend

If you can’t get to Spain, the running of the bulls comes to the Chicago-area this Saturday, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.



City Seeking Input On Plan For Lake Shore Drive Overhaul

Most days, driving on Lake Shore Drive means sitting in bumper to bumper traffic. Now, the drive is due for an overhaul and city and state engineers are turning to Chicagoans for advice.


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Unclaimed Property Auction

The Illinois State Treasurer’s Office unclaimed property auction begins today. Click here for more.


Summer BBQ Slim Down Recipes

(CBS) — Registered Dietician Lara Field shares some healthy but flavorful ways to slim down your summer BBQ. Summer BBQ Slim Down • Swap Out: Popsicles • Swap In: Frozen Banana on A Stick Cut […]


Homeade Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

Lakesha’s homemade Caesar salad dressing recipe.


Tea Inspired Cocktail Recipes

(CBS) — For recipes for tea based cocktails, click here.


In this photo illustration, Velveeta cheese is shown on January 8, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Kraft Foods, the maker of Velveeta, says there is a shortage of the cheese product in some areas. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Kraft Recall Details

(AP) — Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives. Insufficient levels of sorbic acid has […]


A General Motors logo is shown at the General Motors Technical Center, where today Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra held a press conference on June 5, 2014 in Warren, Michigan. Barra spoke to provide an update on GM's internal investigation into the ignition switch recall at the General Motors Technical Center. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

GM Recall: The Latest

General Motors has announced the recall of 3.2 million more cars in the U.S. because of ignition switch problems. Click here for the latest from CBS News.


Father’s Day Grilling Recipes

Macy’s culinary council chef Michelle Bernstein shares some a grilling recipes for Father’s Day.